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Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
united states. >> first of all americans support it in poll after poll. secondly latino voters expect it. third, the democrats want it, and fourth, republicans need it. >> there is one senator in this bipartisan working group who's seen as critical to getting a deal through both chambers of congress. >> i do like the thinks marco rubio is laying out. >> former senator marco rubio is a tea party favorite and a potential presidential candidate in 2016. many here say he's a key to getting conservatives to support the bill. >> i support and agree with the principles he laid out about earned legalization. making sure we can fix this problem. >> and then there's the political calculus. some republicans say they need this bill to win over hispanic voters. >> i'll given you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons, and we've got to understand that. >> hispanics supported president obama over mitt romney with more than 70% of the vote. now, this senate plan could face a tougher time in the house, which is controlled by republicans, but it's not even l
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
states. north korean leaders say the tests are designed to strike and attack the united states, referring to america, as its sworn enemy. the next north korean nuclear test will be its third, and it could come as early as next month. >>> and now onto the gun control debate. the senate judiciary committee holds hearings this month. vice president biden will head there. today senator dianne feinstein takes on one of the most contentious gun ban issues. nancy cortes reports. >> reporter: this legislation is seen by many democrats as the first step in strengthening gun laws, but it's also the most controversial. it's called the assaults weapons ban of 2013 and it would reinstate the assault weapons ban that was allowed to lapse back in 2004. it would also restrict the number of bullets in high-capacity magazines. this is legislation that has been waiting in the wings for quite some time, but the lead sponsor, senator dianne feinstein of california is introducing it now in the wake of the sandy hook tragedy. most republicans and some democrats argue that an assault weapons ban is ineffective, that it doesn't do much to reduce gun violence, doesn't do much to deal with the real problem of mental illness and violates the second amendment. but the democrats by and large contend that
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